Voices of DAR

Who does Development & Alumni Relations at Boston University, and why? Here are some good answers. (There are many more!)

Amy Bronson

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Exec. Dir. of Recruitment & Professional Training
Joined DAR in 2010

Amy Bronson gives the talent-management view, discussing DAR’s commitment to promoting from within and the dynamic working environment.

Jeff Cruikshank

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Exec. Dir. of Advancement Communications, Stewardship, & Events
Joined DAR in 2010

Jeff Cruikshank talks about his transition from running his own business to running a communications shop at BU, and the special kind of collegiality he’s found here.

Ginger Dagli

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Director of Development, India & Middle East
Joined DAR in 2010

Ginger Dagli discusses the impact of BU’s first campaign on its international alumni, and how working in DAR sometimes feels like working at a start-up company.

Karen Engelbourg

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Senior Associate Vice President, Development
Joined DAR in 2010

Karen Engelbourg talks first-hand about DAR’s willingness to grow employees’ careers, and why it’s an exciting time to be at BU.

Steve Hall

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Vice President, Alumni Relations
Joined DAR in 2007

Steve Hall discusses BU’s recent commitment to strengthen alumni relations, and how that’s already paying off.

Kirsten Lundeen

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Associate Director, Alumni Relations
Joined DAR in 2003

Kirsten Lundeen, Alumni Relation’s “resident data geek,” talks about hanging out with coworkers and how her job was created through an entrepreneurial experiment.

Eugene Mahr

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Director of Development Asia, Development & Alumni Relations
Joined DAR in 2013

Eugene Mahr discusses why his position was the perfect fit for him, and what it’s like interacting with BU’s international alumni.

Nick Mancuso

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Program Coordinator, Recruitment & Professional Training
Joined DAR in 2013

Nick Mancuso talks about the best part of his job (working with candidates) and the noticeable absence of slackers in DAR.

Austyn Ellese Mayfield

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Writer/Producer
Joined DAR in 2013

Austyn Ellese Mayfield talks about her first impressions of higher-ed communications, and how the best ideas don’t necessarily come out of agencies.

Scott Nichols

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Senior Vice President of Development & Alumni Relations
Joined DAR in 2006

Scott Nichols talks about BU’s “wow factor” and why this campaign gives employees the opportunity to do the best work of their careers.